A Level

Name : DOEACC ‘A’ Level

Eligibility :

O level Qualifiers OR Any Graduates OR a govt. recognized Polytechnic Engineering Diploma after class X /XII (No Concurrency).

Duration : 1½year (Semester System)

Certificate Awarding Body : NIELIT (formerly DOEACC Society)


DOEACC ‘A’ Level Course is the second level of DOEACC IT Professional Course.It comes after ‘O’ Level. It is equivalent to advance diploma course in Computer Application as recognised by Govt. of India for Job purposes. Duration of the course is 1½ Year for direct entry and 1 Year for ‘O’ level qualifiers. The course starts in the month of January and July every year. Admission notice will published in the local daily newspaper of Nagaland about 1 month prior to the commencement of course.


The Objective of the course is to prepare candidates for DOEACC examination by imparting required knowledge and skill.


Recognition has been given by the Government of India to DOEACC ‘A’ level examination conducted by the DOEACC Society as equivalent to Advanced Diploma Course in computer application for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government.

Intake :20 seats for each for each session

Selection Procedure :

Selection of candidate is purely through an entrance test conducted by NIELIT,Kohima. If the number of applicant is less, entrance test is not held.

Paper Code Paper Name
First Semester
IT Tools and Business Systems
A2-R4 Internet Technology and Web Design
A3-R4 Programming and Problem Solving through ‘C’ language
Second Semester
A4-R4 Computer System Architecture
A5-R4 Structured System Analysis & Design
A6-R4 Data Structure through C++
A7-R4 Introduction to DBMS
Third Semester
A8-R4 Basics of OS, Unix & Shell Programming
A9-R4 Data Communication and Network Technologies
A10.1-R4 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Through JAVA
A10.2-R4 Software Testing and Quality Management
Fourth Semester
A8-R4 Basics of OS, Unix & Shell Programming
A9-R4 Data Communication and Network Technologies
A10.1-R4 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Through JAVA
A10.2-R4 Software Testing and Quality Management
# One Paper has to be chosen from A10.1R4 & A10.2R4
Practical Papers & Project
PR-1 Practical -1(Based on A1, A2, A3, A4 Papers syllabus)
PR-2 Practical -2(Based on A5,A6,A7,A8,A9,A10 Papers Syllabus)
PJ Project Work

Project Work :

Project Work in the DOEACC Scheme is an integral part of the curriculum to qualify the course. There is one project after the completion of 2nd semester carrying100 marks. The Project has to be carried out by the student under the guidance and support of faculty and management of the respective institute. After successful completion and clearing a minimum of 5 theory papers, project report has to be submitted along with a fee of Rs. 500/-(in the form of Demand Draft in favour of DOEACC payable at New Delhi) and a certificate towards authenticity of the project to DOEACC Society, 6 CGO Complex, Electronics Niketan, New Delhi. An expert nominated by DOEACC Society, as far as possible near the candidate’s location,will conduct a Viva-voce on the project. Followings are some important information for the Project Work.

Who could be a Supervisor / Guide

A guide for A Level should be a person with DOEACC B level/MCA/B.Tech/equivalent/higher qualification and adequate experience (minimum 3 years) in the area in which the student has chosen the Project. In the case of a candidate from an accredited institute, the institute concerned will render all help including the nomination of the Supervisor.

Time of Submission of A Level Project

A Level student can submit the project only after clearing 5 papers of the A Level Course. A level project would be approximately 350 man-hours and carries a total of 100 marks (80% for the project evaluation and 20% for the viva-voce).

Preparation of the project Report

The following suggested guidelines may be followed in preparing the Final Project Report:

    • Good quality white executive bond paper A4 size should be used for typing and duplication. Care should be taken to avoid smudging while duplicating the copies.
    • Page Specification: (Written paper and source code)
    • Left margin 3.0 cms
    • Right margin 3.0 cms
    • Top margin 2.7 cms
    • Bottom margin 2.7 cms
    • Page numbers All text pages as well as Program source code listing should be numbered at the bottom center of the pages.

Submission of Project Report to DOEACC

The student will submit his/her project report in the prescribed format along with requisite fee. The Project Report should include:

    • One hard copy of the Project Report.
    • Soft copy of Project on Floppy / CD
    • The Project Report may be about 50 pages (excluding coding).


A fee of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) should be remitted to DOEACC Society by a demand draft in favor of DOEACC payable at New Delhi.


Theory Examinations:

DOEACC “A”-level theory examination is conducted twice in a year (in the month of January and July) by DOEACC SOCIETY, New Delhi. There is a number of examination centres all over India. The list of exam center will be available while collecting exam form. Student can choose one of the exam centre according to their convenience.

Full mark of each paper is 100 and exam duration is 3 hrs. Examination fee for each theory paper is Rs. 500/- and cost of exam form is Rs. 25/-.

Practical Examinations:

Practical Examination for DOEACC “A” Level course will be conducted atthe Institute itself under the supervision of DOEACC Society, New Delhi. Students need to provide the option for appearing in practical examination(s) while fillingup exam form with payment of additional practical examination fee of Rs.300/-per paper. Duration of each practical examination is 3 hrs.

DOEACC “A” Level Course has two practical papers viz. PR-1 & PR-2 of fullmark 100 (including 20 marks for Viva Voce) each. PR-I will be based on A1-R4,A2-R4, A3-R4 & A4-R4 papers while PR-2 will based on the remaining papers.

The eligibility criteria to appear in practical papers of the course is as follows:

  • PR1: Need to appeared A1-R4, A2-R4, A3-R4 & A4-R4 papers or appearing these papers along with PR1.
  • PR2: Need to appeared A5-R4, A6-R4, A7-R4, A8-R4, A9-R4 and A10.1-R4/A10.2-R4 papers or appearing these papers along with PR2.

Important dates regarding the examination are as follows:

Activity Jan Exams July Exams
Request for application forms at NIELIT, Kohima:
i) Commencement date 
ii) Closing date
1st September 
15th October
1st March
15st April
Closing date for submission of filled forms at NIELIT, Kohima:
i) Without late fee 
ii) With late fee
15th October 
30th October
15th April
30th April
Closing date for direct submission of form to DOEACC, New Delhi:
i) Without late fee 
ii) With late fee
31st October 
10th November
30th April
10th May
Commencement of Examination: 2nd Saturday of January 2nd Saturday of July

Result of Examination:

Results of DOEACC “A” Level examination is published in the DOEACC website http://www.doeacc.edu.in normally after two& half months of completion of the exam. Students can check their result from this website and download.Students can also ask for result of the examination to the Institute. Results will sent to the candidates from DOEACC Society individually. The result will be provided in the form of Grade. The marks scored in practical papers & project are not counted for calculating overall grade of the exam but, clearing practical papers and successful completion of Project are the necessary criterion for awarding the certificate.

Following is the Gradation system of the above DOEACC Courses:

Sl. Marks Scored Grade to be awarded
1 Below 50% F (Failed)
2 50% - 54% D
3 55% - 64% C
4 65% - 74% B
5 75% - 84% A
6 85% & above S

Re-totaling of marks can be requested within one month from the date of announcement of the result. The application along with requisite fee of Rs. 200/- per module/paper should send directly to Examination Section, DOEACC Society, 6 CGO Complex, New Delhi-3. If any correction is to be made, it will be updated to student’s result of the examination.

Employment Opportunities:

Some of the Employment Opportunities open to the students after completion of DOEACC A Level Course are Programmer, Asst. Database Manager, Teaching Assistant etc.